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How to Help Your Library Help You Sell Your Book

A few months ago when I asked my Anaheim library what they were doing for the first annual Indie Author Day on October 8th, they hadn't even heard of it. Here's the email I got from them today: Calling All Local Indie Authors This October, libraries across the United States will host local Indie Author Day events designed to bring local writing communities together to participate in author panels and events. The Anaheim Public Library is excited to invite you to participate in its inaugural Indie Author Day Fair on Saturday, … [Continue reading…]

Top 10 Tips and Tricks to Beat Writer’s Block

Young desperate girl writing with an old typewriter. Conceptual

It happens to all writers. You are typing at a clip, fingers flying across the keyboard, when suddenly not another idea nor word comes forth. Nada. Zero. Zilch. At some point, all writers hit a … [Continue reading…]

What Authors Can Learn from Prince About the Importance of a Will

A memorial formed beneath Prince's star on the wall of First Avenue from www.citypages.com

When Prince died on Thursday April 21, 2016, he left behind a music legacy and larger than life memories, but no will. What can authors learn from Prince about the importance of a will? Given that … [Continue reading…]

Book Marketing with BookBub is Serious Business

When the question of whether BookBub is worth their hefty fee came up on a blog recently, I decided to do a little research. I discovered that questioning the fee is the wrong question. The real … [Continue reading…]

20+ Great Holiday Gift Ideas for the Writers in Your Life


Are you looking for great holiday gifts for the writers in your life? Here are some fun, functional, and unique gift ideas for not only the holidays,  but also for birthdays and other special … [Continue reading…]